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Multifocal Electroretinogram, Antioxidant Drugs and Dry AMD

Alarcón Valero Isaac, Vilaplana i Blanch Daniel, Poposky Vladimir, Martínez-Giralt Olga, Berniell Trota José Antonio, Acebes Roldán Xènia, Castilla Céspedes Miguel Purpose: Analyse the usefulness of antioxidant drug supplementation using multifocal electroretinogram (mf-ERG) in normal and dry AMD eyes. Methods: 48 eyes, all have had cataract surgery and with a visual acuity of 20/40 or better. Two groups: cases (24 eyes), (dry-AMD)...

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Multifocal Electroretinographic Long-term Follow-up in 12 Cases of Minimally Classic or Occult SRNV in ARMD Treated with Pegaptanib Sodium (Macugen)

Andreas Lipski, MD (Essen, Germany), Norbert Bornfeld (Essen, Germany), Mete Gök, Dr. (Essen, Germany), Bernhard Jurklies, Priv.-Doz. Dr. (Essen, Germany) PURPOSE: Electrophysiological and clinical follow-up of central retinal function in patients with minimally classic or occult SRNV in wet ARMD undergoing intravitreal therapy with Pegaptanib-Natrium (Macugen). METHODS: Eight patients with minimally classic and five patients with occult...

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Retinal Toxicity to Triamcinolone Acetonide’s Vehicle: An Electrophysiology and Electromicroscopy Study

Tamer Macky, MD (Cairo, Egypt), Dina Helmy, MD (Cairo, Egypt), Nihal El Shazly, MD (Cairo, Egypt) PURPOSE: To assess rabbit retinal toxicity to triamcinolone acetonide vehicle, benzyl alcohol, when injected intravitreally. METHODS: This prospective comparative experimental study included 24 pigmented rabbits assigned into 2 groups; group 1 (experiment, n=12) received intravitreal 0.1ml of benzyl alcohol (BA), and group 2 (control, n=12)...

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Multifocal Electrophysiologic Findings after Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin) Treatment

Myriam Lucia Hernandez-Rojas, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Juan Manuel Jimenez-Sierra, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Hugo Quiroz- Mercado, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Mitzy Elena Torres-Soriano, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Jose Luis Diaz-Rubio, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Victoria Cubas, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Maria Ana Martinez-Castellanos, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Jose Luis Guerrero- Naranjo, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Jans Fromow-Guerra, MD, PhD...

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Multifocal Electroretinogram Functional Aspects in Different Phenotypes of Age Related Macular Degeneration

Alain Zourdani, MD (Creteil, France), Patricia Haymann, MD (Creteil, France), Joelle Marciano, MD (Creteil, France), Eric Souied, MD (Creteil, France), Gabriel J. Coscas, MD (Creteil, France), Gisele Soubrane, MD (Creteil, France) PURPOSE: A pre requisite for a successful treatment of age related macular degeneration (AMD) requires preservation of functional macular photoreceptors. The aim of this study was to establish potential...

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Evaluation of Macular Activity Using mfERG in Patients with BRVO, before and after Sheathetomy

A. Gierek-Lapinska, A. Cywinski, K. Jackiewicz, L. Cwalina Purpose: To evaluate activity of the macula before and after sheathetomy. Methods: 20 patients were operated on 2-3 months after incidence of BRVO. MfERG was performed 1 day before and 1 week, 3 months after the surgery. The results were compared. Results: Improvement of macular activity examined using mfERG were observed in every patient after the surgery. Conclusion: MfERG is an...

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